It seems that India and Pakistan play a One-Day International against each other roughly every five minutes. They faced each other twice in the Kitply Cup earlier this month, with India winning the first game comfortably, only for Pakistan to win the final, and now they will face each other at least twice more in the Asia Cup, with their group game taking place today.
The structure of the Asia Cup basically means that today’s game will be of little consequence in terms of progression in the competition, but there’s always consequence when these two sides go head-to-head.
For Pakistan, Salman Butt will be crucial. He always seems to raise his game when playing against India. For India, Yuvraj Singh seems to have the same boost to his average when playing against Pakistan. All eyes will be on those two today.